University of Fribourg (UNIFR)

Professor in Plant Science

University of Fribourg

Fribourg, Switzerland

The Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg/Switzerland and the Department of Biology invite applications for an open-rank position of a

Professor in Plant Science

Qualified applicants must have an outstanding track record of research in molecular and/or cellular aspects of plant development, physiology, or interaction with other organisms. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to, plant disease, crop evolution, pest control, stress resistance, and food security.
The candidate is expected to use modern approaches such as state-of-the-art genetics, high-throughput -omics, and/or bioinformatic approaches.

The candidate will teach at the Bachelor level and contribute to the future master program “Environmental Biology” and/or the master program “Bioinformatics and Computational Biology”.

The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized competitive research program sustained by external funding.

Please also send an electronic version of the application (“name.pdf”) and PDF versions of the 5 most relevant publications (“name-papers.pdf”) to the Faculty Administrator at the Dean’s Office (

Teaching experience at university level is expected.

The closing date for applications is 31 Mai 2020. More information about the open position on:

Please apply via recruiter’s website.